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Laws, decrees, bills and regulations relating to extractive industries (commentary)

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Title: Mining amendment comes in force soon
Date of publication: 08 January 2016
Description/subject: "A draft amendment to the Mining Law, which includes new tax rates on mineral trading, will come into affect before the government hands over power to the National League for Democracy, according to the chair of the Resources Affair Committee..."
Author/creator: Chan Mya Htwe
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Myanmar Times"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 22 February 2016

Title: Grave Diggers: A report on Mining in Burma
Date of publication: 14 February 2000
Description/subject: A report on mining in Burma. The problems mining is bringing to the Burmese people, and the multinational companies involved in it. Includes an analysis of the SLORC 1994 Mining Law.... 'Grave Diggers, authored by world renowned mining environmental activist Roger Moody, was the first major review of mining in Burma since the country's military regime opened the door to foreign mining investment in 1994. Singled out for special attention in this report is the stake taken up by Canadian mining promoter Robert Friedland, whose Ivanhoe Mines has redeveloped a major copper mine in the Monywa area in joint venture enterprise with Burma's military regime. There are several useful appendices with first hand reports from mining sites throughout the country. A series of maps shows the location of the exploration concessions taken up almost exclusively by foreign companies in the rounds of bidding that took place in the nineties.
Author/creator: Roger Moody
Language: English
Source/publisher: Various groups
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 September 2010